THE DIVA DANCE
One of our main goals at Diva Dance is to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all feel welcome to come explore their interests and talents while on their journey into self discovery.
Having witnessed the transformative power of dance, not just in my life but others as well, my aim is to help others develop the confidence that comes from acquiring new skills, having the encouragement and admiration of their loved ones, and discovering different facets of themselves.
As the founder of Diva Dance, my drive is not only to create champion dancers by working with only the finest collaborators, coaches, and mentors in our industry, but to make all who come here, realize they are champions by encouraging growth and the courage to tap into their creativity, strength, passion, their inner diva...their gift.
As always, I encourage you to keep dancing.
Founder - Diva Dance, Inc.
Diva Dance of Woodland Hills offers classes in various styles of dance. We specialize in Social and Competitive Ballroom. We teach: Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Cha Cha, Rumba, Swing, Hustle, Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Hip Hop, Flamenco and More...
Sam Enriquez is a certified, professional ballroom instructor and show dance competitor with 18 years of experience which includes musical theater, jazz, modern, hip-hop and an emphasis on American Style Ballroom. Sam has won various top teacher and top studio awards as well as produced many scholarship award recipients. As a long standing member of the Fanatix Dance Company some of his projects include a benefit performance for I Stand with Aimee, "How Do I Say This?: 'I'm Gay'," and Carnival the Choreographers Ball, under the direction of Louie Martinez. Sam has also had roles in the Best Little Whore House in Texas, a Pasadena Playhouse event as well as LA City Big Band Holiday Showcase. He has trained with renowned dancers like American Rhythm Champion, Forrest Vance, top finalist, Yuki Haraguchi as well as professional competitor, Lorena Bravo. Sam is also the Creator and Producer of the Stage Production DIVAS TO THE DANCE-FLOOR!
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Louie Martinez has been dancing, teaching and choreographing for over the past 20 years. He is a graduate of The Edge Performing Arts Center scholarship program 2003/2004 and has danced nationwide and can be seen on TV shows for MTV, CBS. Louie has also worked with celebrities such as Angelina Jolie, Selena Gomez , Nick Jonas, Nick Cannon,
Shey Lara has been dancing and choreographing Hip Hop since the age of 12, but began her formal dance training at the age of 18 in Jazz, Modern/Contemporary, Ballet, and Tap at Allan Hancock College. There, she has also performed and choreographed for their main stage productions "Dance Spectrum" and "Dimensions in Dance". She has appeared in multiple TV and music videos including the Kenny Loggins Unity Christmas Special televised in 2000 as choreographer and performer. She was also featured as a dancer in music artist Hollie LA's music video for songs "Playa" and "Poison" and MTVu's musical special titled, "How do I say this? I'm Gay!". Main stage performances and choreography include Disneyland Magical Music Days, B.B. King's House of Blues, South Bay Music Awards, Carnival Choreographer's Ball LA, Maxt Out Dance, and World Of Dance San Diego. In the industry over 20 years, Shey continues to train in dance studios such as Debbie Reynolds and Movement Lifestyles (mL) Studios.
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What our clients say:
"My girlfriend and I started taking Salsa/Bachata lessons here and we love it. The instructors are skilled, and great teachers! Also, they are nice which is great.
"This was such a fun class!! I am a total beginner and this class helped a lot to learn the basics. Thank you Sam for everything"
"It was fun! Great Instructors. Sam was very patient with us and i love the hip action"